Translation of shelduck in Spanish:


tadorna hembra, n.

Pronunciation /ˈʃɛlˌdək/ /ˈʃɛldʌk/


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    tadorna hembra feminine
    • One of the most attractive of our waterfowl, the goose-like shelduck is renowned for its spectacular moult gatherings along the northern coast of Germany.
    • Low-level attacks against crèches of Canada geese and shelduck are another spectacle, the avocets performing highly attractive ‘butterfly’ flights.
    • Dozens of humans and millions of domesticated birds have died in at least eight Asian countries so far, and now China has said the disease is killing wild bar-headed geese, cormorants, and shelducks.
    • The downy chicks are similar in markings to those of the shelduck.
    • My first sighting was of large numbers of pink-footed geese and wigeon along with some ringed plover and shelduck.